Dolly is also being recognised for her support of several charitable organisations, including the Imagination Library, which she founded in 1995 to support childhood literacy. "Watching them is sort of like watching porn", Parton joked.
"It doesn't hurt to have some separation", the country songstress exclusively told Us Weekly at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday. Parton and Cyrus have worked together several times over the years, including the song "Rainbowland" on 2017's Younger Now.
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"Buddy, I had a ball", she said to more laughs.
The couple first met when the singer was 18 and Carl was 21, before marrying two years later.
After receiving the Person Of The Year award from her old friends and musical partners Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt, the latter making a rare public appearance since being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2012, Dolly herself closed out the evening with a performance of "Coat Of Many Colors" backed up by Linda Perry on acoustic guitar.More news: BAFTA suspends Bryan Singer’s nomination
Parton has been confirmed to be one of the performers at the Grammys. She was joined by Grammy favorites Little Big Town. Rolling Stone has learned that she's set to perform re-recorded versions of her hits as well as music from the soundtrack of Jennifer Aniston's Netflix movie, "Dumplin'".
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Dolly Parton performs with Linda Perry during a gala event honoring Dolly Parton as the MusiCares Person of the year, ahead of the Grammy Awards, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 8, 2019. The show will be broadcast on TV and online live from 8-11:30 p.m EST.